If you’re in need of a creative Halloween dessert recipe, then these awesome ideas will help you get started! With everything from simple pumpkin-themed cupcakes to leftover Halloween candy bars, you’ll find something to satisfy your sweet tooth. I personally love the cute little mummy brownies and they’re super easy to whip up for a party…
Before we get to the desserts, here are two free printables that might help around this time of year!
Here are the Halloween desserts that I found:
Source: Castellon’s Kitchen
Let’s make this Halloween extra spooky with these Jack-O’-Lantern cupcakes. They are as delicious as they look and easy to make. You will start with one box of chocolate cake mix, chocolate frosting, and black gel food coloring. These are the perfect dessert to whip up this Fall!
Source: Two Sisters Crafting
Do you want to make a Halloween-themed dessert, but don’t want to spend hours decorating it? These brownie cupcakes are the ultimate Halloween recipe! The orange and black sprinkles on top give this one Halloween touch, so there’s no need for special decoration. Now, you have plenty of time to dedicate to your little one’s costume!
Halloween Popcorn Mix
Source: A Spicy Perspective
Are you ready for some party popcorn? This Halloween, make a popcorn mix that will leave everyone amazed. This dessert will take you about seven minutes and it’s salty-sweet. Sounds delicious? Gather all the ingredients you need and make this super tasty popcorn in no time!
Halloween Eye of Newt Pretzels
Source: Lady Behind The Curtain
There aren’t lots of fun treats you can make with only four ingredients. Fortunately, this recipe isn’t one of them. These eye-of-Newt pretzels not only require just four ingredients but they are also very simple to make. If you are not having a party this year, these are a fun little snack to just make with the kids!
Ghostly Mini Cheesecake Bites Recipe
Source: Eats Amazing
If you are in search of a cute dessert this Halloween season, you have come to the right place! These ghostly cheesecake bites are not only the cutest thing you’ll see today but they’re also extra delicious, with a filling that is to die for. The best part about that is that you need only four ingredients to make them. Love it!
Spiderweb Cookie Cake
Source: That Skinny Chick Can Bake
How does a giant cookie sound? If it sounds wonderful, take a look at this spiderweb cookie cake. With the spider web on top, this cake is creepy enough to be the perfect Halloween dessert. I mean, what is Halloween without a spider web?
Black Velvet Spider Cake
Source: Love & Confections
If you are willing to go the extra mile for this year’s Halloween dessert, you can make this black velvet spider cake. Not only is it delicious but it’s also decorated with chocolate icing spider webs. It will undoubtedly look wonderful as a centerpiece on your Halloween table
Peanut Butter Candy Corn Cookies
Source: The Gracious Wife
Halloween desserts have a certain magic that other desserts just don’t! It might be those candy corn wonders. That’s why this recipe combines candy corn with peanut butter for rich creaminess. Can you imagine the taste? It’s unlike anything you’ve tried before. Simply, delicious!
Related Recipe Post: Best Halloween Cookie Recipes
Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes
Source: Cookies & Cups
If you’re throwing a mini Halloween party this year, you may want to have this dessert up your sleeve. These cauldron cupcakes are quick to make, stunning to look at, and tasty to eat. They look so fancy, you’ll want to make them today. Gather the ingredients you need and get down to baking!
Easy Mummy Brownies
Source: Pretty Providence
Any dessert with googly eyes on it is award-winning if you ask your kids. If you’re looking for such desserts, here’s a recipe you can’t miss. These mummy brownies are spooky enough to be rated as a Halloween dessert, yet delish enough to be eaten right away. They’ll be your kids’ new favorite thing and also when you see how easy they are to make!
Graveyard Dirt Cake Cups Recipe
Source: Sugar, Spice and Family Life
Spooky desserts are the best! This Halloween recipe certainly isn’t missing that spooky element. So, let’s make some super-delicious graveyard dirt cups. I bet that’s a sentence you never knew you’d read. But, these graveyards are too tasty to miss!
Easy Cookie Candy Corn Bark
Source: Love From The Oven
Do you want to blow everyone away this year’s Halloween party? This easy candy corn bark is the perfect dessert for that. It’s super simple to make and there’s also a video tutorial that shows you all the steps of making it. How convenient!
Halloween Cake Pops
Source: The Anthony Kitchen
Can you believe a good-looking dessert can be easy to make? Well, you better believe it because these Halloween cake pops are a breeze! You’ll need to bake a cake and break it into crumbles first. If this sounds good enough for you, check out the recipe for all the details
Halloween Pumpkin Brownies
Source: Barbara Bakes
You can never go wrong with brownies! And, if you add a Halloween twist to those brownies, that would be a blast. To make these brownies, you’ll need to combine pumpkin chocolate chip bread and chocolate brownies. They’ll leave you speechless!
Source: Just a Taste
Do you want a dessert that can be great throughout the entire fall and winter season, but also for Halloween? These caramel apples are just that! You can decorate them in any way you want and even ask your kids to help you. A simple and quick recipe – just what you need
Pumpkin Almond Cookies
Source: Easy Peasy Meals
Are you craving some perfectly spiced cookies? These pumpkin almond cookies. They are actually almond cakes that look like pumpkins. It’s the perfect Halloween dessert. Apart from looking great, these cookies also taste great. They are soft and chewy and easy to make. Can you ask for more?!
Jack Skellington Pull Apart Cupcakes
Source: The Soccer Mom Blog
Let’s make a little movie-inspired dessert this Halloween. If you liked “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, then these Jack Skellington pull-apart cupcakes will blow your mind. There’s also a video in this recipe to help you make them!
Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats
Source: Savory Experiments
Pumpkins are the biggest Halloween symbol. That’s why they must have a place on your table this year and every other year. These Rice Krispie treats make wonderful snacks and a super fun decoration for the table. Check out the link for the full recipe!
Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin Hand Pies
Source: Fox And Briar
Sometimes, Halloween desserts can get too spooky. If you don’t want to scare the little ones, you can make something scary enough to be rated as a Halloween dessert, yet cute. These mini Jack-O’-Lantern pumpkin hand pies are exactly that. They are kid-friendly and simple to make. You’ll need less than an hour to prepare them. Plus the look amazing!
Easy Halloween Spider Cookies
Source: Princess Pinky Girl
Halloween Cheesecake Cake
Source: The Itsy-Bitsy Kitchen
Who doesn’t love a good cheesecake?! What do you say about adding some spoooooky spirit to the regular cheesecake with some Halloween icing? Sounds mouth-filling! The icing changes the game and makes this cake flawless and black velvet. Just like the All Hallows’ Eve!
One-Eyed Monster Cookies
Source: Smart School House
Cute and colorful monster cookies are coming to your Halloween tablescape this year. These one-eyed monsters are easy to make and decorate. And, you’ll be stunned at just how tasty they are!
Source: Hungry Happenings
Do you want a terrifyingly cute dessert this Halloween? If you nodded, take a look at these Dracula cupcakes. They are all that and more! You will need about 45 minutes to make them and only seven ingredients. Terrific!
Easy Halloween Wafers
Source: Family Fresh Meals
Once the back-to-school season starts, it’s all a blur from that point on until New Year’s Eve. That’s why we often find ourselves missing a cute dessert on Halloween. Let’s change that this year! These dip-and-sprinkle cookies are so easy to make, yet extremely delicious. You just can’t miss them!
Easy Fruity Halloween Poke Cake
Source: The Crafting Chicks
This fruity poke cake is quick and easy to make. Plus, all those colorful sprinkles give it a Halloween vibe. This is another great recipe that you can whip up in no time! Love it!
Source: Easy Peasy Meals
Do you want to ensure the success of your Halloween party and turn into an unforgettable night? Then, you have to check out this BOO bark recipe. BOO bark is essentially chocolate bark that is filled with candies. Hence, you get a delish dessert in only 35 minutes
Ghoulish Monster Halloween Cupcakes
Source: Kleinworth & Co
Fun and spooky is the perfect mix for any Halloween dessert! These ghoulish monster cupcakes are both. You’ll need cake mix, frosting, a piping bag, a large star tip, candy eyes, and red gel. Then, just follow the instructions in this tutorial
Bewitched Cake Recipe
Source: Two Sisters Crafting
Halloween may just be everyone’s favorite holiday. If you want all parts of your life around Halloween to be spooky, check out this bewitched cake. It all starts with making a cake batter. Then, you need to follow several quick and easy steps to make the cake. Check it out!
Halloween Rice Krispie Treats
Source: Its Yummi
All the best snacks and treats are around Halloween and these Rice Krispie treats are no exception. To make them, you will need marshmallows, cereal, unsalted butter, candy corn, and chocolate chips. You can already tell it’s going to be a delicious treat just by reading the ingredients
Monster Bundt Cake
Source: Cupcake Diaries
Halloween desserts are full of colors and personality and this monster Bundt cake is all of that! You can make this cake in only three steps. Plus, you can customize its decorations any way you want. Have a spooky Halloween!
Candy Corn Butter Cookies
Source: Tidy Mom
Fun treats are the embodiment of the Halloween season! If you need a quick and fun-to-make recipe, take a look at these candy corn cookies. They are extra quick to make, without rolling or cookie cutters. Instead, there’s some slicing, cutting, sugaring, and baking. Fun and delicious!
Halloween Marshmallow Pops
Source: Dear Crissy
If your kids go to school, you know how hard it is to take some free time to make treats around Halloween. That’s why these spooky woods marshmallow pops exist. They are the cutest spooky dessert you’ll come across. Plus, they look good and taste good!
Halloween Rocky Road Slices
Source: The Flavor Bender
No-bake desserts are hands-down the best desserts. These Rocky Road slices make the perfect Halloween treat! You can serve them at your party or pack them for those cute trick-or-treaters. One thing’s for sure – they are too delicious to miss them!
Halloween Red Velvet Cupcakes
Source: Jo Cooks
Red velvet desserts are quite fitting around Halloween as they give off bloody vibes. These red velvet cupcakes are “bloody” perfect! The little knife in the frosting is like a cherry on top. Creepy!
Halloween Cookies and Cream Fudge
Source: Like Mother, Like Daughter
A cookies-and-cream fudge for Halloween? Yes, please! This dessert is rich in white chocolate and crushed Oreo cookies. To make it Halloween-themed, the fudge is orange. If you’re ready to make a dessert in minutes, check out this tutorial
Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Pops
Source: One Little Project
Do you know that there was a time when everyone was obsessed with cinnamon rolls? What a wonderful time that was! So, let’s go back to that time for a moment by creating these cinnamon roll pumpkin pops
Ghastly Candy Bark
Source: The Simple, Sweet Life
Have you got some time to make Halloween creepier this year? You can do that with this ghastly candy bark. You won’t need any fancy techniques nor much time to make it. Three simple steps and you’re done. How convenient!
Frankenstein Mini Cheesecakes
Source: Homemade Interest
Frankenstein doesn’t have to be creepy! With these mini Frankenstein cheesecakes, you will realize just how cute he can be. They are topped with chocolate and sprinkles and have edible eyes. Wonderful!
Candy Corn Fudge
Source: Princess Pinky Girl
A five-ingredient dessert recipe?! Sign me up! This candy corn fudge needs only five ingredients and doesn’t require any baking. And, the best part is that it takes only 15 minutes to make it. Miracles can happen on Halloween as well. And this recipe is a true miracle!
Leftover Candy Shortbread Bars
Source: Chocolate Chocolate and More
Have any leftover Halloween candy? If you do (which rarely happens), this dessert can work with it. Combine any candy you want to make these bars in around 35 minutes. You’ll be licking your fingers after you try it, trust me on that!
Monster Face Cookies
Source: The Decorated Cookie
Spider Whoopie Pies
Source: Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
A chocolate cake filled with dark red velvet frosting? Well, that might be what heaven tastes like! These spider whoopie pies are so delicious that you will want to have them all year round, not just around Halloween. And those little googly eyes give them a touch of cuteness
No-Bake Pumpkin Cookie Dough Pops
Source: Crayons & Cravings
Easy Halloween Dessert
Source: Sugar & Cloth
Melted Witch Cookies
Source: Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Mummy Twinkies Pops
Source: Mommy Musings
Halloween Sugar Cookie Bars
Source: It’s Always Autumn
White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Cups
Source: More Than A Mom Of Three
Pumpkin Shaped Sugar Cookies
Source: Kudos Kitchen By Renee
Pumpkin Patch Pudding
Source: Sunny Sweet Days
Halloween Wicked Witch Finger Cookies
Source: Little Sunny Kitchen
Frankenstein Halloween Brownies
Source: A Spectacled Owl
Halloween S’mores Dip
Source: Homemade Interest
Monster Mash Halloween Brownies
Source: Buy This Cook That
Chocolate Spider Web Cupcakes
Source: Cake Whiz
Halloween Sugar Cookie Cake
Source: Lil’ Luna